[mythtv-users] My schedule got deleted on upgrade!

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Sat Mar 24 21:16:42 UTC 2007

David Kramer wrote:
> David Kramer wrote:
>> Ouch!  I just did a yum update  on my FC6 install, which upgraded Myth 
>> to mythtv-backend-0.20-154.fc6.at, and after that all my scheduled 
>> recordings went away!!!
>> Is this a known problem?
>> Which database table are they stored in?
>> I would really like to get this fixed in the next couple of hours so I'm 
>> set up for tonight.
> OK, answering my own post, because I see what happened. And it sucked. 
> And I want others to know about it.
> My kernel got updated, along with all my mythtv packages.  The ivtv 
> packages has the kernel version in it, but when you install a new 
> kernel, it doesn't upgrade ivtv.  So when I rebooted, ivtv didn't load, 
> and mythbackend must have said "Oh, that card doesn't exist anymore. 
> Let me remove all it's programming"!! DOH!!
> Is this really a desirable "feature"?  Can't it leave them in but 
> disabled or something?
> Fortunately, I have a system backup from just 10 days ago, so I only 
> needed to restore that and make a few changes.


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